short interview at 5uper.net 's Coded Cultures Festival in Yohohama 2009.
Yukiko Shikata is a media art curator & critic based in Tokyo, works as a senior curator of NTT ICC, specially-assigned professor at Tokyo Zokei University, guest professor at Tama Art University. She has been curating many challenging projects at Canon ARTLAB (1990-2001), Mori Art Museum (2002-04) and independently “Power of Codes” by Mischa Kuball (Tokyo National Museum, 1999), “Amodal Suspension” by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (YCAM, 2003), “MobLab” (2005), etc. Selected exhibitions at ICC are “open nature” (2005), “Connecting Worlds” (2006), and “Light InSight” (2008). She is one of Int’l Advisory Boards of transmediale, ISEA2010.ruhr and curators of Shanghai eARTS 2009, juries of N. J. Paik Award and has worked as jury in many competitions inclu. Prix Ars Electronica, UNESCO Digi-Art Prize.